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November 11, 2023

The Real Message of Diwali: "Dispel the Inner Darkness through the Light of Knowledge."


New York City Diwali



Photo: Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, carries a significant message beyond its traditional symbolism. Its true essence lies in dispelling the inner darkness through the light of knowledge. The Gopi Diwali event, presented by KIA, took place in Times Square, New York City, and celebrated cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion. The event was aligned with the NYC Diwali school holiday and aimed to enlighten individuals, foster unity, love, peace, and harmony, and ultimately contribute to a more peaceful world. The occasion illuminated the attendees’ hearts and reminded them of the importance of looking inward and spreading positivity. (Image provided by & Copyright © Diwali at Times Square).



Photo: Only two New Year’s events are celebrated in Times Square, New York - one on December 31, and the other is the Indian festival of Diwali. (Image provided by & Copyright © Diwali at Times Square).



Photo: Shubha is a dynamic Indo-American singer and influencer making waves on the global music scene and capturing hearts with her talent and charisma. She graced the stage at the Lights Up at Times Square Diwali event in New York City. (Image provided by & Copyright © Diwali at Times Square).



Photo: Mika Singh, a renowned Indian Bollywood composer and top-charting singer, graced the Diwali event at Times Square, New York City. (Image provided by & Copyright © Diwali at Times Square).


NEW YORK, November 10, 2023 — Gopi Diwali at Times Square, presented by KIA, lit up the heart of Times Square, celebrating cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The real message of Diwali is to dispel inner darkness through the light of knowledge. The festival of Diwali aims to illuminate the inner self and foster unity, enlightenment, love, peace, and harmony for a more peaceful world.

The Gopi Diwali at Times Square, presented by KIA, celebrated cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion. The New York City event brought together people from diverse backgrounds, prioritizing education to promote unity and diversity. It also included children, teaching them to be responsible citizens, compassionate individuals, and good neighbors.

During the event, the grand Diya lighting ceremony drew distinguished guests, including NYC Mayor Eric Adams, Senator Chuck Schumer, Deputy Mayor Meera Joshi, Consul General of India Randhir Jaiswal, Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar, Justice Karen Gopee, and other esteemed dignitaries.

The festival showcased various performances representing different communities, including South Asian, Indo-Caribbean, Dominican Folk Dance, and Afro-Latino groups.

The Diwali festival in Times Square has been a tradition since 2013; this year, it celebrated the Diversity of India and America. NYC Mayor Eric Adams declared October 28 as Diwali Day, and the event honored outstanding individuals with awards.

The “Light Up Concert” featured Bollywood star Mika Singh, Indian American sensation Shuba, and local talents, exuberantly celebrating cultural diversity.

Diwali is all about spreading joy and expressing love and respect for your family, friends, and the community you live in. People decorate their homes during the festival, exchange sweets and gifts with their loved ones, and come together to celebrate.

Source: Diwali at Times Square

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November 9, 2023

QS Announces World University Rankings: Asia 2024


QS


LONDON, Nov. 8, 2023 — QS has released its World University Rankings: Asia 2024, which evaluates academic and employer recognition, research prowess, teaching resources, and internationalization.

The largest-ever ranking showcases 857 universities from 25 countries and territories, including 149 newcomers. Peking University remains Asia’s best university for the second consecutive year, followed by The University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore in second and third place, respectively.

India has the most ranked universities, with 148 universities on the list, and China follows with 133. Myanmar, Cambodia, and Nepal are new entrants.

Ben Sowter, QS Senior VP, said: “This year’s rankings affirm that perseverance in enhancing academic standards and research quality is pivotal for the progress of Asia’s higher education sector.”      


• Asia Top 20

  1. Peking University - Beijing, China (Mainland)
  2. The University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  3. National University of Singapore (NUS) - Singapore, Singapore
  4. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) - Singapore
  5. Tsinghua University - Beijing, China (Mainland)
  6. Zhejiang University - Hangzhou, China (Mainland)
  7. Fudan University - Shanghai, China (Mainland)
  8. Yonsei University - Seoul, South Korea
  9. Korea University - Seoul, South Korea
  10. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  11. Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Shanghai, China (Mainland)
  12. Universiti Malaya (UM) - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  13. KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology - Daejeon, South Korea
  14. The University of Tokyo - Tokyo, Japan
  15. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  16. Seoul National University - Seoul, South Korea
  17. City University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong SAR
  18. Kyoto University - Kyoto, Japan
  19. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) - Suwon, South Korea
  20. Tohoku University - Sendai City, Japan


• India/Pakistan — Top 70

S. No. — QS Asia Rank — Institution

  1. 40 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai, India
  2. 46 - Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi, India
  3. 53 - Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India
  4. 58 - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  5. 59 - Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP), Kharagpur, India
  6. 63 - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), Kanpur, India
  7. =64 - National University of Sciences And Technology (NUST) Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
  8. =86 - Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  9. =94 - University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
  10. 111 -Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Guwahati, India
  11. 114 - Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan
  12. 116 - Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Roorkee, India
  13. 117 - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  14. 126 - COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
  15. 139 - Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
  16. 149 - Chandigarh University, Mohali, India
  17. 163 - Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, India
  18. =167 - University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  19. =171 - Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
  20. =179 - Anna University, Chennai, India
  21. =179 - University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  22. 186 - Amity University, Noida, India
  23. =187 - University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
  24. =199 - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
  25. =206 - Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
  26. =210 - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India
  27. =210 - Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India
  28. =213 - Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences, Solan, India
  29. =215 - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Pilani, India
  30. =215 - The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  31. 218 - UPES, Dehradun, India
  32. =220 - Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi, India
  33. =228 - Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
  34. =228 - University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
  35. =239 - Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  36. =244 - University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
  37. =249 - International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan
  38. 251-260 - Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Jalna, India
  39. 251-260 - Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad, Pakistan
  40. 261-270 - Government College University, Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  41. 261-270 - Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN), Gandhinagar, India
  42. 261-270 - Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Indore, India
  43. 261-270 - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
  44. 261-270 - Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, India
  45. 271-280 - Alagappa Univeristy, Karaikudi, India
  46. 271-280 - Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
  47. 271-280 - Indian Institute of Technology BHU Varanasi (IIT BHU Varanasi), Varanasi, India
  48. 271-280 - SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India
  49. 281-290 - Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India
  50. 291-300 - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India
  51. 291-300 - National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Rourkela, India
  52. 291-300 - University of Madras, Chennai, India
  53. 291-300 - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
  54. 301-350 - Ashoka University, Sonipat, India
  55. 301-350 - Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, India
  56. 301-350 - G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Pantnagar, India
  57. 301-350 - Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, India
  58. 301-350 - Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), Sangareddy, India
  59. 301-350 - Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India
  60. 301-350 - Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi, Pakistan
  61. 301-350 - Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan
  62. 301-350 - JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysore, India
  63. 301-350 - Lovely Professional University (LPU), Phagwara, India
  64. 301-350 - National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India
  65. 301-350 - Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
  66. 301-350 - Saveetha Institute of Medical And Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Tiruvallur, India
  67. 301-350 - Shiv Nadar University, NCR, Dadri, India
  68. 301-350 - Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Pudukkottai, India
  69. 301-350 - University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
  70. 351-400 - Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan


  • According to the QS Asia Rankings, Chandigarh University in Mohali, India, has significantly jumped in rank and is now at an impressive 149th position.

  • The Rankings also highlight that Punjab University, Lahore, in Pakistan, placed at 139th rank, has comprehensively surpassed Panjab University, Chandigarh, in India, ranked between 301 and 350.


Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds

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Diwali Greetings 2023


• Diwali Greetings 2023


Happy Diwali


Wishing you and your family a bright and prosperous Diwali!

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November 8, 2023

WIPO's World Intellectual Property Indicators Report says a Record Number of Patent Applications Filed Worldwide in 2022.


• Global patenting activity soared to new records in 2022, fueled by Indian and Chinese innovators, but an uncertain economic outlook is weighing on further growth.


WIPO


Photo: On October 11, 2023, WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Director General Daren Tang visited one of the 10,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in Delhi, where he met young innovators. These labs are part of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), a flagship initiative of the NITI Aayog Government of India. The AIM promotes a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in India, and the ATLs cultivate skills such as design thinking, computational thinking, and physical computing among children from grades 6 to 12. The labs provide hands-on experience with STEM tools and concepts, including do-it-yourself kits like microcontroller boards and 3D printers. The visit was part of the WIPO Director General’s official trip to India from October 10-13, 2023. The image is provided by and copyright © WIPO.


Geneva, November 8, 2023 — The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, has released the “World Intellectual Property Indicators - 2023”. It is an annual survey providing accurate and authoritative information on IP activity worldwide. For the survey, WIPO’s statisticians collect data from around 150 IP offices globally.

According to the report, a record number of patent applications have been filed worldwide in 2022.

While global filings for trademarks and designs have dropped, innovators worldwide submitted 3.46 million patent applications in 2022, marking a third consecutive year of growth. China, the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Germany were the countries with the highest numbers of patent filings in 2022.

China continues to file nearly half of all global patent applications, but its growth rate dipped for a second consecutive year from 6.8% in 2021 to 3.1% in 2022.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, expressed his satisfaction with the increase in patent applications within the country. He shared a link to a post by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which stated that the number of patent applications submitted by Indian residents rose by 31.6% in 2022, extending an impressive 11-year streak of growth that no other country in the top 10 filers has achieved.

The Prime Minister said: “The rise in patent applications in India indicates the growing innovative spirit of our youth and bodes well for the future.”

Sources: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva; Prime Minister’s Office

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November 7, 2023

India and Australia's Education Ministers announce the opening of two Australian University Campuses in GIFT City, Gujarat.


India, Australia, Universities


Photo: The Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, and his Australian counterpart, Mr. Jason Clare, during the formal announcement of the opening of campuses of two Australian universities in Gujarat on November 07, 2023.

Gift City, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, November 07, 2023 — India’s Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, along with his Australian counterpart, Hon’ble Jason Clare, MP, Government of Australia, visited the site for the upcoming campuses of Wollongong and Deakin Universities at GIFT City, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India and announced the opening of the campuses. The move aligns with the National Education Policy 2020’s vision of the internationalization of education.

During the event, Arambh (The Beginning), the Vice-Chancellors of Deakin University and the University of Wollongong emphasized the importance of country-to-country partnerships and shared their plans, including the scheduled start of courses with the opening up of the campuses in India.

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan congratulated the student and academic fraternity. He said the opening of foreign university campuses in India will facilitate Study in India and create a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive educational environment. He further added that students and faculty from different parts of the world will collaborate, learn, and grow together through this initiative.

This transformative policy emphasizes ‘Internationalization at Home,’ aiming to create a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive educational environment in India.

Source: Ministry of Education, Government of India

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November 6, 2023

UNESCO IIEP is working to enhance Transparency and Accountability in Higher Education Institutions to prevent Fraud and Corruption.


UNESCO Institute for Educational Planning


UNESCO Institute for Educational Planning


Photo: Cover of the UNESCO IIEP publication, “Corrupt Schools, Corrupt Universities: What Can Be Done?” The publication spotlights the need for clear regulations, transparent procedures, public access to information, and strong leadership to combat fraud and corruption in higher education institutions.


Paris, November 5, 2023 — From the outset of its 60-year history, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO IIEP) has worked towards eradicating corruption in education. This fight became even more crucial when the United Nations Convention against Corruption was established.

UNESCO IIEP recognized that corruption has many adverse effects on education, such as reducing efficiency, increasing costs, and harming educational quality. Although corruption in education is a sensitive topic and country-level statistics are scarce, UNESCO IIEP has gathered comparative data on corruption in education on its ETICO platform.

UNESCO IIEP has produced influential publications, hosted high-level policy forums, and trained over 3,000 individuals globally in implementing anti-corruption measures in education. In 2001, it united representatives from organizations like the OECD, World Bank, and Transparency International to launch its first research program on ethics and corruption in education. It followed that by initiating a capacity-building program in partnership with the Open Society Foundations in 2003 to empower nations to implement stringent anti-corruption measures.

UNESCO IIEP has also provided direct technical support to some countries to assess corruption risks systematically and comprehensively and provide tailored policy recommendations. These assessments have been global or specifically focused on sub-sectors, such as preschool, higher education, or technical and vocational training. It has also strengthened the capacity of national teams to develop and implement public expenditure tracking surveys to trace funding flows and reduce leakages.

UNESCO IIEP has focused its recent efforts on the role of citizens in holding authorities accountable. In 2018, it launched a study on the power of open school data to promote citizen control over resources. It led to a global exploration of innovations in available government models.

UNESCO IIEP continues to eradicate corruption in education. In the future, it will investigate how to harness new digital technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and big data, to enhance transparency and accountability in educational planning and management.

The recent UNESCO IIEP Policy Forum on Planning Higher Education Integrity was a remarkable event in Paris. The forum gathered nearly 60 higher education experts and stakeholders from around the world to discuss recent and innovative initiatives aimed at improving transparency and reducing opportunities for fraud or corruption at the university level.

The attendees included university vice-chancellors and administrators, researchers, and representatives of education ministries, international agencies, research funding organizations, civil society, students’ organizations, and the media.

According to Muriel Poisson, Head of UNESCO IIEP’s Research and Development Team, planning higher-education integrity might become mandatory for many countries and universities. It is because there is a growing concern among government funders that universities should appropriately use shrinking resources. Additionally, there is a need to protect the reputation of higher education institutions and the trust in their degrees.

Source: UNESCO IIEP

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November 3, 2023

SHISEIDO announces Bollywood Luminary Tamannaah Bhatia as its First Brand Ambassador in India.

— UPDATED —


SHISEIDO


Photo: SHISEIDO announces Bollywood Luminary Tamannaah Bhatia as its First Brand Ambassador in India.


MUMBAI, India, October 11, 2023 — Japanese beauty and cosmetics giant SHISEIDO has appointed Bollywood star Tamannaah Bhatia as its first-ever brand ambassador in India for the SHISEIDO Skincare range. SHISEIDO made the appointment in collaboration with Baccarose Perfumes & Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd, SHISEIDO’s distributor in India.

Tamannaah Bhatia is known for her on-screen presence and dedication to her craft, making her the perfect embodiment of SHISEIDO’s values of elegance, innovation, and individuality. As the first Indian brand ambassador for SHISEIDO, Tamannaah has achieved a significant milestone in her career.

In a statement, Tamannaah expressed her excitement and said the brand’s commitment to innovation, quality, and celebrating individuality resonates with her. She added that beauty is not just about external appearance but also about feeling confident and empowered in your skin.

Nicolas Baudonnet, Vice President of the Fragrance and Cosmetics division of SHISEIDO Asia Pacific, shared his thoughts on the announcement, saying that Tamannaah’s charisma, talent, and timeless beauty resonate with SHISEIDO’s core values, making her the perfect choice to represent the brand in India. He added that the collaboration promises exciting new ventures, innovative campaigns, and an enhanced brand experience for beauty enthusiasts across India.

The appointment of Tamannaah and the opening of SHISEIDO’s first store in Mumbai signifies the brand’s commitment to bringing the best of SHISEIDO to the Indian beauty market. The collaboration between Tamannaah and SHISEIDO represents a significant moment in the beauty and entertainment world, recognizing Tamannaah’s exceptional talent, timeless beauty, and influence on fans nationwide.


UPDATE

November 3, 2023

Tamannaah advocates Healthy, Radiant Skin in the new Digital India Campaign for SHISEIDO Skincare.

  • SHISEIDO, in collaboration with Baccarose Perfumes & Beauty Product, recently announced Tamannaah Bhatia as their first-ever brand ambassador for the SHISEIDO Skincare range in India. The brand has now launched its first campaign video in India, where Tamannaah advocates healthy and radiant skin with SHISEIDO’s 3-step skincare regimen.

  • In the campaign video, Tamannaah showcases how she uses SHISEIDO’s star products, the Eudermine Activating Essence, Ultimune Serum, and Essential Energy cream, to ensure radiant, resilient, and smooth skin. As a long-time user of SHISEIDO, Tamannaah has experienced first-hand the efficacy of the ASR range, especially in the brand’s hero product, Ultimune Serum, which strengthens the inner defensive power of the skin.



Source: Baccarose Perfumes & Beauty Product

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November 2, 2023

Vicks Cough Drops ensures no cheer goes unheard with an Indian Sign Language version of #VicksKholIndiaBol Cheer Anthem.


  • The #VicksKholIndiaBol Cheer Anthem with Yuvraj Singh launched earlier this month showcases the power of India’s Voice Champions.

  • Joining forces with India Signing Hands, Vicks has created an Indian Sign Language version of the anthem for hearing-impaired cricket fans.


Vicks


Photo: VicksKholIndiaBol sign language anthem.


MUMBAI, India, Oct. 31, 2023 — Vicks Cough Drops has launched an Indian Sign Language version of its #VicksKholIndiaBol Cheer Anthem. The brand collaborated with ‘India Signing Hands,’ an organization dedicated to promoting Education, Awareness, and Accessibility for the Deaf Community in India. The anthem features passionate fans from the community and cricket icon Yuvraj Singh himself grooving to the lyrics using Indian Sign Language. This initiative aims to ensure that no cheer goes unheard and the hearing-impaired cricket fans also get to enjoy the game.

Vicks offers a portfolio of trusted products used by millions of people in more than 74 countries and on five continents worldwide. The Vicks family includes - VapoRub, Xtra Strong VapoRub, BabyRub, Sinex, Formula 44, Inhaler, Action 500, NyQuil, DayQuil, VapoDrops, VapoCOOL and ZzzQuil. As one of the most globally recognized brands, Vicks has helped relieve cough, cold, and flu symptoms for generations. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, Vicks is owned and distributed by P&G (Procter & Gamble).

P&G serves consumers in India with one of the most robust portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Vicks ®, Ariel®, Tide®, Whisper®, Olay®, Gillette®, AmbiPur®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Oral-B®, Head & Shoulders®, and Old Spice®.

Source: Vicks

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Vicks Sign Language Anthem| Vicks Khol India Bol



Vicks Khol India Bol Original Anthem| Vicks Cough Drops



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November 1, 2023

On World Cities Day, 55 New Cities have joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.


Unesco Creative Cities


Paris, October 31, 2023 — UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has designated 55 cities to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) on World Cities Day. UNESCO recognized these new cities for their dedication to utilizing culture and creativity in their development strategies, as well as for their innovative approaches to human-centered urban planning. It brings the total number of cities in the network to 350, spanning over a hundred countries and seven creative fields: Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts, and Music.

The new members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network are:

  • Asaba - Film
  • Ashgabat - Design
  • Banja Luka - Music
  • Battambang - Gastronomy
  • Bissau - Music
  • Bolzano - Music
  • Bremen - Literature
  • Buffalo City - Literature
  • Bukhara - Crafts and Folk Art
  • Bydgoszcz - Music
  • Caen - Media Arts
  • Caracas - Music
  • Casablanca - Media Arts
  • Castelo Branco - Crafts and Folk Art
  • Cetinje - Design
  • Chaozhou - Gastronomy
  • Chiang Rai - Design
  • Chongqing - Design
  • Concepción - Music
  • Da Lat - Music
  • Fribourg - Gastronomy
  • Gangneung - Gastronomy
  • Granada[1] - Design
  • Gwalior - Music
  • Herakleion - Gastronomy
  • Hobart - Literature
  • Hoi An - Crafts and Folk Art
  • Iasi - Literature
  • Iloilo City - Gastronomy
  • Ipoh - Music
  • Kathmandu - Film
  • Kozhikode - Literature
  • Kutaisi - Literature
  • Mexicali - Music
  • Montecristi - Crafts and Folk Art
  • Montreux - Music
  • Nkongsamba - Gastronomy
  • Novi Sad - Media Arts
  • Okayama - Literature
  • Ouarzazate - Film
  • Oulu - Media Arts
  • Penedo - Film
  • Rio de Janeiro - Literature
  • Åžanlıurfa - Music
  • Suphanburi - Music
  • Surakarta - Crafts and Folk Art ** - Taif - Literature
  • Toulouse - Music
  • Tukums - Literature
  • Ulaanbaatar - Crafts and Folk Art
  • Umngeni Howick - Crafts and Folk Art
  • Valencia - Design
  • Varaždin - Music
  • Veliky Novgorod - Music
  • Vicente Lopez - Film


The UNESCO Creative Cities Network has added 55 new cities on World Cities Day, taking the total number of cities 350 across seven creative fields. The newly designated cities, recognized for their innovative approaches to human-centered urban planning and utilizing culture and creativity in their development strategies, will cooperate with network members to strengthen their resilience in the face of evolving threats such as climate change, rising inequality, and rapid urbanization.

These newly joined cities can participate in the 2024 UCCN Annual Conference under the theme “Bringing Youth to the table for the next decade.”

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay applauded the creative cities for their leading role in enhancing access to culture and galvanizing the power of creativity for urban resilience and development.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has lauded UNESCO’s decision to include two Indian cities in its Creative Cities Network. Kozhikode has been designated as the ‘City of Literature,’ while Gwalior has been recognized as the ‘City of Music.’

Prime Minister Modi expressed his delight at this achievement and congratulated the people of Kozhikode and Gwalior. He emphasized that this recognition highlights India’s rich cultural heritage and demonstrates its commitment to preserving and promoting its diverse traditions.

According to the Prime Minister, these accolades result from the collective efforts of every individual who has contributed to nurturing and sharing India’s unique cultural narratives.


Source: UNESCO

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October 31, 2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a Message for the Vigilance Awareness Week 2023, being observed countrywide in India.


Vigilance Awareness Week, Prome Minister Modi


Photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Message for the Vigilance Awareness Week 2023 being observed in India. The Prime Minister has commended the institutions celebrating Vigilance Awareness Week and has encouraged them to continue their efforts throughout the year.

Source: Central Vigilance Commission

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October 30, 2023

Mastercard India releases a special World Cup anthem, enabling fans to relive the 2011 triumph.


Mastercard, Cricket, India


New Delhi, October 30, 2023 — In light of the Indian cricket team’s ongoing winning streak in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Mastercard has launched a special anthem that allows millions of cricket fans across the country to relive the 2011 victory.

The anthem features Mastercard’s brand ambassador and former World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni reminiscing about the moments leading up to the historic win 12 years ago at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. It showcases scores of fans cheering for the Men in Blue as they chased down Sri Lanka’s 275-run target to win the coveted trophy.

The anthem, powered by Mastercard’s iconic Sonic brand tune, has been created with the theme of “Har fan hai priceless” (every fan is priceless). It includes the former Indian skipper emphasizing that every cheer by cricket fans plays a significant role in lifting players’ spirits. The video also shows Dhoni remembering when all Indian fans in the stadium began chanting “Vande Mataram.”

Mastercard’s executive vice president and head of marketing & communications, Asia Pacific, Julie Nestor, said, “This anthem is a tribute by Mastercard to millions of India’s cricket fans who breathe life into the game. As ICC’s global partner for this year’s World Cup and a brand with a strong connection with Indian cricket, Mastercard is committed to providing memorable opportunities and experiences to fans. The undying spirit and depth of emotions exhibited by fans in every match that India plays are simply priceless.”

Source: Mastercard India

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Vande Mataram - Mastercard India Anthem - ICC Men’s CWC 2023




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The President and the Vice President of India send Messages for the Vigilance Awareness Week 2023.


Vigilance Awareness Week


Vigilance


Photos: The President and the Vice President of India sent messages for the Vigilance Awareness Week (October 30 to November 5, 2023) conducted by the Central Vigilance Commission.


New Delhi, October 30, 2023 — Vigilance Awareness Week is one of the Participative Vigilance initiatives of the Central Vigilance Commission in the fight against corruption. It is an awareness-building and outreach measure that aims to unite all the stakeholders. It creates greater sensitivity to the need for ethics and transparency in governance and public administration.

Through Vigilance Awareness Week, the Central Vigilance Commission endeavors to promote integrity and eradicate corruption with the active support and participation of all citizens. For the past three years, there has been a campaign up to the week with preventive vigilance initiatives as focus areas.

Source: Central Vigilance Commission

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October 29, 2023

Leica Launches World's First Camera with Content Credentials


 Content Authenticity Initiative


 Content Authenticity Initiative, Leica


Photo: A Leica Camera. Image provided by Leica.


San Jose, CA, October 28, 2023 — Leica has launched the M11-P camera, the world’s first with built-in Content Credentials.

It is a significant milestone for the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) and the future of photojournalism. The camera provides a new way for photojournalists and creatives to combat misinformation and bring authenticity to their work and consumers.

The Leica M11-P camera captures each image with secure metadata, including camera make and model, who captured the image, when, and how they did so. Each image captured will receive a digital signature, ensuring authenticity. It will help combat the rise of manipulated content and misinformation and ensure trust in the digital ecosystem.

Integrating the CAI framework in the Leica M11-P camera is a significant moment for trust and transparency for photographers and creatives. Content Credentials are seeing accelerated adoption worldwide, including among photojournalists, news outlets, creative professionals, everyday consumers, social media influencers, artists, and innovators.

Transparency at the point of capture is the most robust chain of authenticity.

  • The Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) is a coalition of nearly 2,000 members, including Leica Camera, AFP, the Associated Press, the BBC, Getty Images, Microsoft, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Nikon Camera and more, all working together to add a verifiable layer of transparency and trust to content online via secure metadata called Content Credentials.

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Source: Leica, Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI)

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October 26, 2023

Bollywood Superstar Katrina Kaif joins Swiss Watchmaker Rado as a Brand Ambassador.


Rado, Katrina Kaif


Photo: Rado appoints Katrina Kaif as global brand ambassador.


New Delhi, India, October 26, 2023 — Swiss watchmaker Rado has announced the appointment of Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif as its Global Brand Ambassador to emphasize its commitment to precision, innovation, and craftsmanship.

Katrina Kaif perfectly embodies Rado’s values with her timeless beauty and international appeal. The announcement of this partnership accompanied a captivating campaign video that showcased the new Centrix watch, elegantly worn by Katrina.

This watch is designed to cater to the needs of the modern-day woman who believes in embracing the power of timeless moments and seizing every opportunity that comes her way. With Rado and Katrina Kaif collaborating, the future of style, innovation, and sophistication in luxury watches looks brighter.

Source: Rado

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October 25, 2023

Prime Minister Modi addresses Vijaya Dashami celebrations in Delhi.


Dussehra


Dussehra


Dussehra


Dussehra


Dussehra


Photos: Glimpses of Vijaya Dashami (Dussehra) celebrations at DDA ground in Dwarka, New Delhi, on October 24, 2023. Prime Minister Modi was present at the event.


New Delhi, October 24, 2023 — Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the “Ram Leela” at Dwarka in Delhi and witnessed the “Ravan Dahan” ceremony.

During the event, the Prime Minister spoke about the significance of Vijaydashimi, which symbolizes the triumph of justice over injustice, humility over arrogance, and patience over anger. He emphasized the importance of renewing pledges on this auspicious day.

The Prime Minister also mentioned the recent Chandrayaan landing and the tradition of Shastra Poojan, emphasizing that in India, weapons are used for defense, not annexation. He explained that Shakti Pooja represents the well-being and happiness of all creation and highlighted the eternal and modern aspects of Indian philosophy.

Speaking about the Ram Temple being built on Lord Ram’s birthplace, the Prime Minister said that it symbolizes the victory of the patience of Indians after centuries of waiting. He also mentioned that prayers at the temple on the next Ram Navmi will spread happiness worldwide. “Bhagawan Shri Ram bas aane hi wale hain,” the Prime Minister said, echoing the belief that Lord Ram’s arrival is imminent, citing signs similar to those described in Ramcharitmanas.

The Prime Minister emphasized that India is emerging as the world’s largest and most trusted democracy. He expressed his belief that India’s fortunes would rise after 75 years of independence and the arrival of Lord Ram under such auspicious signs.

Additionally, the Prime Minister emphasized the need to stay vigilant against forces that cause disharmony, casteism, and regionalism, which hinder India’s development. He called on everyone to pledge to end discrimination and evils in society.

Source: Prime Minister’s Office

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October 23, 2023

Chandigarh University hosts an International Music & Dance Festival.

Extraordinary cultural extravaganza at Chandigarh University; cultural troupes of over 40 countries participate.


Chandigarh University cultural festival


Chandigarh University, cultural festival


Photo: Artists from 40 countries participated in the International Dance & Music Festival at the Chandigarh University Campus. Image provided by Chandigarh University.


Chandigarh, India, October 23, 2023 — Chandigarh University hosted an International Music & Dance Festival that featured cultural troupes from over 40 countries.

Chandigarh University organized the event in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

The International Music & Dance Festival hosted by Chandigarh University was a cultural exchange event to promote international culture and celebrate diversity and inclusivity. The event’s main objective was to build a more compassionate and harmonious society by bringing people from different parts of the world together in celebration.

The cultural troupes from Malaysia, Iraq, Kyrgyz Republic, Nepal, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Romania, and Bangladesh dressed in colorful traditional attires showcased the beauty of their respective countries’ indigenous music and dance cultures. All the cultural troupes also participated in the CU campus procession - celebrating the diverse cultures and unity of diversity.

Meenakshi Lekhi, Union Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs and Culture, the chief guest on the occasion, said that Indian culture is the culture of science. Amit Sahai Mathur, program director of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), attended the event as the guest of honor.

The Chancellor of CU, Satnam Singh Sandhu, explained that the event’s purpose was to unite the world as one universal family. The grand occasion exhibited the diversity and unity of the world. He said it is crucial to promote the dignity of world culture and to involve our youth in this culture so that we can foster cultural ties and create a better world, adding that such events sow the seeds of peace and compassion among the youth.

The cultural troupe from Kazakhstan gave dance and music performances. Similarly, the visiting troupe from the Kyrgyz Republic, the ‘Ak-Niet’ dance ensemble, presented Kyrgyz folk dances. The cultural troupe from Bhutan performed the ‘Joenpa Legso.’ The team from Nepal performed the Dishka Dance and Jhijhiya Dance. The team from Lesotho performed the Mokhibo dance. The Sugam Karnatica group from Malaysia presented a traditional Malaysian music performance. ‘SUFLET - Soundscapes from the Carpathians and the Himalayas’ was the performance from Romania. A cultural troupe from Bangladesh presented their folk dances.

The event celebrated the friendship between countries and gave different countries a platform to come together and share their fascinating culture worldwide.

Source: Chandigarh University

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October 21, 2023

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies scholars participate in the 2023 International Leadership Association 25th Global Conference.

International Leadership Association

​Washington, DC, October 20, 2023 — Leadership scholars, faculty, students, and fellows from the University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies and research centers attended the International Leadership Association’s (ILA) 25th Global Conference, “Cultivating Leadership for a Thriving Future” in Vancouver, Canada from October 12-15.

The conference aimed to collectively create consequential disruptions with questions and inject new thinking into current leadership practices, policies, structures, research, and beliefs as participants worked to cultivate a thriving future. It offered attendees opportunities to commit to being in a community with a diverse group of learners and leaders worldwide as a leadership practice. The event offered hundreds of sessions, featured speakers, panels with presenters worldwide, in-person and live online, and professional networking opportunities.

The University of Phoenix researchers made notable contributions at this global conference. Hinrich Eylers, Ph.D., P.E., vice provost, College of Doctoral Studies, University of Phoenix, stated, “Our research centers cultivate leadership practices and vision, and it’s exciting to see so many of our scholars’ and practitioners’ research efforts highlighted at this event.”

ILA selected several researchers from the University of Phoenix to present their research at the conference. They included:

  • Sandra Sessoms-Penny, Ed.D., and Joy Taylor, Ed.D., both Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research (CWDIR) fellows. They presented “Transformational Leadership in K-12 Education Post-Pandemic.”

  • Louise Underdahl, Ph.D., fellow, Center for Educational and Instructional Technology (CEITR), presenting a poster on research with Katherine Temple Ed.S., Herman van **Niekerk, Ph.D., associate dean of instruction, College of Doctoral Studies, and others, “Promoting Entrepreneurship: DELTAs + Gumption + Roadmaps.”

  • Subhashis Nandy, Ph.D., MBA, associate faculty, College of Doctoral Studies, and Erik Bean, Ed.D., associate research chair, Center for Leadership and Organizational Studies Research (CLOSR), presenting “Transformational Leadership at Pfizer - A Case Study.”

  • Kimberly Underwood, Ph.D., chair, CWDIR, with Sessoms-Penny and Taylor, presenting “A Decade Later: Examining Millennial-Focused Stereotypes through the Lenses of Organizational Leaders.”

  • Rodney Luster, Ph.D., chair, CLOSR, leading a virtual interactive roundtable, “The Rise of the Stress Arc: Managing Rapid Onset of Change in Business Through Efficacious Strategy.”

  • Sessoms-Penny presenting research with Samira Ali, DPN, R.N., Sun Jones, DNP, R.N., FNP-BC, Systematic Plan for Evaluation and Curriculum leader, College of Nursing at University of Phoenix, and Marlene Blake, Ph.D., “Organizational Leadership Creating Social Capital and Belongingness for Employees.”

  • Blake, Sessoms-Penny, Patricia Battson, D.M., Underwood, Taylor, Jessica Flores, Ed.D., MBA, and Adrian Allen, DBA, presenting “How Higher Education Leaders Can Help Students Thrive by Building Belonging and Social Capital.”

The University of Phoenix’s College of Doctoral Studies research program is built around the Scholar, Practitioner, Leader Model, which puts students at the center of the Doctoral Education Ecosystem®. The program provides students with experts, resources, and tools to help prepare them to be leaders in their organization, industry, and community. Through this program, students and researchers work with organizations to conduct research they can apply in the workplace in real time.

The International Leadership Association (ILA), Washington, DC, is the most significant worldwide community committed to leadership scholarship, practice, development, and education, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023. The ILA convenes leadership talent across sectors, cultures, and disciplines to advance leadership knowledge and practice for a better world by creating a trusted learning space and resources.

Source: University of Phoenix

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Miss Universe and Live Bash announce Streaming deals for Preliminary and National Costume Competitions.


Miss Universe

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Photo: Comedian Nick Teplitz introduces the Miss Universe contestants during the Welcome Event at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, USA, on December 7, 2015. Image provided by & Copyright © The Miss Universe Organization, New York. Photographer: Matt Petit. [File Photo]


New York, October 20, 2023 — Miss Universe and Live Bash have teamed up to bring their fans the Preliminary Competitions and National Costume Shows for this year’s Miss Universe competition. Fans worldwide can watch these events exclusively at MissUniverse.LiveBash.com for a ticket price of $5.

Live Bash will be streaming both events. The Preliminary competition will appear live on the website on November 15, 2023, at 8 pm EST / 7 pm CST. This competition will feature delegates from 85+ countries competing in the Swimsuit and Evening Gown rounds in El Salvador.

Live Bash will stream The National Costume Competition live on November 16, 2023, at 9 pm EST / 8 pm CST. Each delegate will take the stage in a costume that embodies the spirit and traditions of their homeland. This show is not part of the official judging, but it will surely be fun for the audience!

The final Miss Universe competition will take place in El Salvador on November 18, 2023. Fans can check their local broadcast listings to find this event’s viewing option.

Kristin Patterson, CEO of Live Bash, expressed her excitement over the partnership, saying, “At Live Bash, we’re all about bringing fans experiences they love, so we are beyond thrilled to partner with Miss Universe this year to bring fans all over the world the opportunity to watch the preliminary competition and costume show.”

Source: Miss Universe Organization

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October 20, 2023

UNESCO launches State of the Education Report for India 2023


UNESCO Education


UNESCO Education


UNESCO Education


Photos. UNESCO launches State of the Education Report for India 2023. Images provided by & copyright © UNESCO New Delhi.


New Delhi, October 20, 2023 — The UNESCO New Delhi Regional Office has launched the fifth edition of its annual flagship report - Seeds of Change: UNESCO 2023 State of the Education Report for India.

The report explores the role of education in addressing the complex challenges posed by climate change. India has witnessed the consequences of climate change through climate disasters and biodiversity losses, and education can play a crucial role in shaping a generation that understands the gravity of this issue and can combat it.

The report concludes with ten concrete recommendations for education sector stakeholders to enhance education’s role in addressing climate change. The launch event also showcased an exhibition highlighting various initiatives taken to develop education to address climate change in India.

Source: UNESCO New Delhi Office

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October 19, 2023

Dozens of Student Teams Worldwide to Compete in NASA Rover Challenge


NASA


NASA


Photo: Indian Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu signs the Artemis Accords, as U.S. Department of State, Deputy Assistant Secretary for India, Nancy Jackson, left, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Space Counsellor Krunal Joshi, right, look on, Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington. India is the 27th country to sign the Artemis Accords, establishing a practical set of principles to guide space exploration cooperation among nations participating in NASA’s Artemis program. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls).



WASHINGTON, October 18, 2023 — NASA has announced that it has selected 72 student teams to participate in an engineering design challenge. The challenge involves building human-powered rovers that will compete next April at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

The Human Exploration Rover Challenge will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2024. It invites high school, college, and university students to design, build, and test lightweight, human-powered rovers on an obstacle course that simulates lunar and Martian terrain. The teams will also be required to complete mission-focused science tasks.

These student teams come from various high schools, colleges, and universities. They represent 42 colleges and universities, 30 high schools from 24 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico in the USA, and 13 other countries worldwide. Student teams from High schools, colleges, and universities selected from India come from the following cities: Goa, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Faridabad, and Chandigarh.

NASA believes this authentic learning challenge will encourage students to improve their understanding of collaboration, inquiry, and problem-solving strategies. Vemitra Alexander, rover challenge activity lead, Office of STEM Engagement at NASA Marshall, stated that “improving these critical real-world skills will benefit our students throughout their academic and professional careers.

During the nine-month challenge, students must complete design and safety reviews that mirror the process used by NASA engineers and scientists. The agency also has vehicle weight and size requirements, encouraging students to consider lightweight construction materials and stowage efficiency, as they will have to replicate similar payload restrictions to NASA launch operations.

Throughout the project year, teams will earn points by completing design reviews and fabricating a rover capable of meeting all criteria while completing course obstacles and mission tasks. The teams with the highest points accumulated throughout the year will win their respective divisions. The challenge will conclude with an April 19 and April 20, 2024, event at the U.S. Rocket and Space Center.

This competition is one of the nine Artemis Student Challenges and reflects the goals of NASA’s Artemis program, which includes landing the first woman and first person of color on the Moon. The NASA Southeast Regional Office of STEM Engagement at Marshall manages it. NASA uses challenges and competitions to encourage students to pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


• NASA has selected the following 72 student teams to begin an engineering design challenge to build human-powered rovers that will compete next April at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, near the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center:

  • Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology; Reno, Nevada - High School
  • Alabama A&M University; Normal, Alabama - College/University
  • Angelo State University; San Angelo, Texas - College/University
  • Auburn University; Auburn, Alabama - College/University
  • Bavaro Innovation School; Bavaro, Dominican Republic - High School
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Goa Campus; Sancoale, India - College/University
  • Bledsoe County High School; Pikeville, Tennessee - High School
  • Blue Ridge High School; Lakeside, Arizona - High School
  • Campbell University; Buies Creek, North Carolina - College/University
  • Candor International School; Bengaluru, India - High School
  • Centro Boliviano Americano - Santa Cruz; Santa Cruz, Bolivia - College/University
  • Christian Brothers University; Memphis, Tennessee - College/University
  • Comunidad Educativa Conexus; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - High School
  • Deira International School; Dubai, United Arab Emirates - High School
  • East Central High School; Moss Point, Mississippi - High School
  • Erie High School; Erie, Colorado - High School
  • Escambia High School; Pensacola, Florida - High School
  • Escola Estadual de Ensino Médio Frei Plácido; Bage, Brazil - High School
  • Fluminense Federal Institute; Ubatiba, Brazil - High School
  • Hudson High School; Hudson, Wisconsin - High School
  • INFOTEC International School; Petropolis, Brazil - High School
  • Instituto Especializado de Estudios Superiores Loyola; San Cristobal, Dominican Republic - College/University
  • Instituto Iberia; Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic - High School
  • Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - College/University
  • International Hope School Bangladesh; Uttara, Bangladesh - High School
  • Iowa State University; Ames, Iowa - College/University
  • Istanbul Technical University, Türkiye; Istanbul, Turkey - College/University
  • Jesco von Puttkamer School; Leipzig, Germany - High School
  • John P. Stevens High School; Edison, New Jersey - High School
  • Kanakia International School; Mumbai, India - High School
  • KIET Group of Institutions; Delhi-NCR, India - College/University
  • Liberty University; Lynchburg, Virginia - College/University
  • Liceo Cientifico Dr. Miguel Canela Lazaro; Villa Tapia, Dominican Republic - High School
  • McKinley Technology High School; Washington, District of Columbia - High School
  • Middle Tennessee State University; Murfreesboro, Tennessee - College/University
  • Mission San Jose High School; Fremont, California - High School
  • North Dakota State University; Fargo North Dakota - College/University
  • North South University; Bashundhara, Bangladesh - College/University
  • NPS International School; Singapore - High School
  • Ohio Northern University; Ada, Ohio - College/University
  • Oxon Hill High School; Oxon Hill, Maryland - High School
  • Parish Episcopal School; Dallas, Texas - High School
  • Preludio; Usaquen, Colombia - High School
  • PrepaTec Eugenio Garza Sada; Monterrey, Mexico - High School
  • Princess Margaret Secondary School; Surrey, BC - High School
  • Punjab Engineering College; Chandigarh, India - College/University
  • Rhode Island School of Design; Providence, Rhode Island - College/University
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; Rapid City, South Dakota - College/University
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Carbondale, Illinois - College/University
  • Southwest Oklahoma State University; Weatherford, Oklahoma - college/University
  • Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Cuernavaca; Xochitepec, Mexico - College/University
  • Tennessee Technological University; Cookeville, Tennessee - College/University
  • Texas A&M University; College Station, Texas - College/University
  • Texas Tech University; Lubbock, Texas - College/University
  • Trine University; Angola, Indiana - College/University
  • Universidad Aeronautica en Queretaro; Colón, Mexico - College/University
  • Universidad Autonoma Gabriel Rene Moreno; Santa Cruz, Bolivia - College/University
  • Universidad Católica Boliviana - San Pablo; La Paz, Bolivia - College/University
  • Universidad de Monterrey; San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico - College/University
  • Universidad de Piura; Piura, Peru - College/University
  • Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria; Lima, Peru - College/University
  • Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira; Pereira, Colombia - College/University
  • University ECCI; Carrera, Colombia - College/University
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville; Huntsville, Alabama - College/University
  • University of North Alabama; Florence, Alabama - College/University
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez; Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - College/University
  • University of the District of Columbia; Washington, District of Columbia - College/University
  • University of West Florida; Pensacola, Florida - College/University
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology; Queens, New York - College/University
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai; Chennai, India - College/University
  • Wheat Ridge Senior High School; Wheat Ridge, Colorado - High School
  • Young Mind Research and Development; Faridabad, India - High School

Source: NASA

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